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Netafim is Kinky,man.

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Juan if by land, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. Juan if by land

    Juan if by land LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    How concerned should I be about kinks put in Techline tubing while muscling couplers on,or when wrapping or directing the tubing into place.I massage them out,but do I need to worry about future problems?
     
  2. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,334

    don't worry, be happy
     
  3. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Messages: 3,556

    Does this apply to everything in life? lol
    Easier said than done. I would enjoy thinking like that, for everything.
     
  4. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 18,334

    ............. Indeed
     
  5. FIMCO-MEISTER

    FIMCO-MEISTER Banned
    Messages: 18,668

  6. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,690

    Lest you cracked 'er, no need to fret.
     
  7. Juan if by land

    Juan if by land LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Thank you...I feel better and Happy now

    ...(as sleep overcomes me)
     
  8. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,192

    dont sweat it hoss..try some heat mango.
     
  9. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,690

    I thought you kicked that habit for a while?

    Theres always PHA for ya.
     
  10. rockee

    rockee LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    I got some Netafim and the way it came from factory it had 3 kinks in it - at same place on each "circle" when coiled. I used this Netfim and unkinked it. The kinks are remembered - I have never successfully been able to remove them. Also, by installing on a small radius curve, I kinked the line, and these kinks keep coming back. So, yes, I think the kinking matters.
     

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